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15 Nigerian Actresses Who Have Tragically Lost Their Father (Photos)

15 Nigerian Actresses Who Have Tragically Lost Their Father (Photos)

The pains of losing a dear one is so unbearable and it’s never wished for.

Fathers are said to be our mirrors. They are the ones you continually look up to; no matter how tall you grow. Thus, the loss of a father comes with an exquisite pain that even time never heals perfectly.

Fans are keeping Destiny Etiko in their thoughts. The Nollywood actress announced on Friday, May 15 that her dad had sadly passed away. Destiny Etiko is not the only Nollywood actress who have lost her father to the cold hands of death. Below are 16 popular Nollywood actress whose father has passed away:

May their souls rest in perfect peace

1. Funke Akindele

On the 9th of December 2019, Funke Akindele announced the passing away of her father via her Instagram page on She prayed for his gentle soul to rest in peace.

“Dad!!! May your soul Rest In Peace!! I tried Dad! I did!! We love you but God knows best!!!,” she wrote.

2. Bisola Badmus

On the 14th of May 2020, Popular Yoruba actress, Bisola Badmus announced the death of her beloved father, whom she calls, Baba Adunni.

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The Nigerian actress announced that she had lost her father via Instagram post. The actress shared a goodbye message to her father while sharing a photo of both of them.

She wrote: “DAD, you taught me to be strong but sorry I’m letting you down I can never be strong enough to accept that you are no longer here”

“BABA ADUNNI I will forever miss you my beloved DAD goodnight my first love,” she added.

 

3. Susan Peters

On the 2nd of September 2019, Multiple award- winning Nollywood actress,Susan Peters announced the death of her dad .

The actress took to her Instagram page to announce the death of her father.

“Rest on strong man . You fought hard . I askedfor help and the world turned on us . It is well. Rest in peace papa . The angel has fallen”

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4. Annie Idibia

On the 8th of May 2019, Nigerian actress and 2baba’s wife, Annie Idibia lost her father to the cold hands of death.According to the actress her father died after a long battle with cancer.

5. Georgina Ibeh

On the 18th of February 2020,Nollywood actress, Georgina Ibeh announced the death of her father.

The actress also penned down sweet words to her father, Ogaraku Charles Amaobi Ibeh, as she mourns her loss.

She wrote:

“Who will Call me NWAPAPA ? Who Will I Call Father? My Heart is so Heavy…How does this pain go away? I wish my tears could bring you back, but it can’t of cos. I have to be Strong for my Mother and siblings right…..”

6. Vivian Metchie

In August 2017, Nollywood actress and script writer, Vivian Metchie, lost her beloved father to the cold hands of death.

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The actress who could not hide her tears and silent pains decided to share it publicly as her father meant so much to her having trained her during his life time to understand what life is all about.

She wrote:

“I’m still numb with the pain, my daddy, my papilololo is gone. I’m looking for words to describe you, to describe what you meant to me but word fail me. Rest in peace my father Chief John Chukwudi Metchie… Ezi Umueri.. papa Ngozi. You came, you saw and you conquered. I love you beyond word.”

7. Toyin Abraham

In October 2017, Toyin Abraham lost her beloved dad, but she did not reveal the circumstances surrounding his death.

She captioned a photo collage of her father, simply, “Good night Dad”.

8. Nazareth Jesse

On the 24th of July 2019, Nollywood actress, Nazareth Jesse, lost her father. Announcing the sad news to fans on social media, she wrote:

She said:

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“OH FATHER, MY FIRST LOVE, MY KING, THE MAN WHO TAUGHT

ME TO LOVE GOOD, THE MAN WHO BROUGHT ME TO THIS WORLD, THE MAN WHO BROUGHT ME UP

WITH HIS LITTLE EARNINGS, THE MAN THAT EVERYONE ADMIRED, THE MAN THAT SHOWED MANY PEOPLE THE WAY TO CHRIST, THE MAN THAT LOVED EVERYONE AROUND HIM, A GIVER, A DELIVERER, I ONLY WISHED YOU STAYED MORE YEARS. YOU LEFT ME WHEN I NEEDED YOU BUT GOD

KNOWS WHY..MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE .. My Father died this morning.”

9. Mercy Aigbe

On the 30th of October 2017, Mercy Aigbe took to her Instagram page to announce the demise of her father.

She posted a picture with the inscription, “Rest in Peace” and also captioned the photo with a brief statement “Rest on Dad.”

10. Chika Ike

The Nollywood actress on September 6, 2014 posted a photo of her late dad on social network Instagram with

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the caption ‘RIP My first love I miss you. Words can’t explain how much it hurts. I Will always love you Dad”

11.Uzo Simkpa

On the 28th of August 2018, Nollywood actress, Uzo Simkpa, who is very popular for her roles in television series like “Do Good” and “Hustle”, lost her father to a protracted illness. Before his death, the actress had taken to her social media pages to ask fans and friends to donate blood to her dad with the hope that this would hasten his recovery.

12. Collette Orji

In 2012, Nollywood actress, Collette Orji , lost her father last. Her father passed away at the Niger Foundation Hospital in Enugu, where he had been on admission.

13. Omoni Oboli

On the 5th of May 2017, Nollywood actress and producer Omoni Oboli lost her dad in a ghastly car accident.

14. Eniola Badmus

Eniola Badmus took to Instagram on March 2nd, 2017, to announce the death of her dad.

“RIP Daddy,” she wrote alongside a photo collage of her father.

15. Cossy Ojiokor

In 2018,Cossy Ojiakor and her family were been thrown into mourning as their father, Chief Orjiakor (aka Ukwa achi n’aka) sadly passed away. A year later, the actress lost her Mum.

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“Mum….. what God has joined together not even death could put asunder. Mum and Dad finally together. RIP,” she wrote.

16. Destiny Etiko

Destiny Etiko is the latest Nollywood actress to lost her father. She said she is so pained, heartbroken and devastated as she lost her father to the cruel hands of death. She took to her Instagram on Friday, 15th of May 2020 to express how she felt after news broke out that her father has died.

May their gentle souls rest in peace.

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Eniola Ajao: How I Met Adekola, He’s a disciplined Man i had to be going to Abeokuta to get His Attention

The relationship between my boss and I, Odunlade, is that of a boss and subordinate. I’ve known him for like over 10 years now. I’ve been in the industry for the past 16 years. I was somewhere before I went to school and came back to the industry.

What are the challenges of being a movie producer?

It has not been easy. Let me say capital wise you know you have to source for money, source for people who will help you handle the jobs because you cannot do it alone. I will just say I am at the right place and in a good hand. Whenever I want to produce my job, my boss always gives me time which is always okay for me because I know he brings out the best out of the job. Basically, I’m not always in a rush to do anything. I’m just privileged to be under somebody that is helping me out.

What is your first movie as a producer?

Daramola, that was my first production,

What was the challenge and experience?

The experience was not good because it was my first-trying to source for money, trying to think of the character, thinking of how to pay the people on set, and their welfare. As a producer, all the casts and crew members are on your neck. So you just have to look out for their well-being.

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Were your parents in support of you being an actress?

No. Actually, my dad wanted me to be an accountant. So he was against it before he died. And I promised him that I was going to finish my education, do whatever he wanted want me to do but at the same time I love acting. Acting is always what I’ve always wanted to do even when I was in secondary school. It has always been there. So, when I graduated I went into acting.

How did you get to meet him?

I met him in 2009 when I went to a location I think with the late Moji Olaiya. I saw him and I went to him. I told him I was a big fan and that I will like to join him. He then said he does not have a caucus in Lagos that his school is in Abeokuta. That was how it all started.

Did you go living in Abeokuta then?

No. I usually go for rehearsals every Wednesday. And I may come back that day if it’s not late or next.

Is that why you appear more in his movies?

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Maybe I should say I make myself available for his movies. He will not call you to say he has a role for you. He is a very disciplined man. So whenever I hear that there’s location in Abeokuta, I would pick my bag go there immediately.

So you have an automatic slot with him?

Because I am under him. Definitely everyone has a slot so far you make yourself available.

So what has been your experience, I mean, with male folks, male fans, I see a lot of comments on your Instagram page.

It’s not been easy. Some will call you a snob because most of them do not understand you. I’m not really an outgoing person so whenever they meet me, we just greet and move from there. Most want to create a relationship which I am not ready for.

Is that why they say you’re a snub? Don’t you want to make friends?

Not that I don’t want to make friends. It’s just my nature and at the same time, they don’t understand. Okay, you want to take a picture with me and you want to hold me and we are outside. I mean it’s not okay at all.

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How do you reply your male admirers without knocking them off?

I don’t always know what to say and I don’t want to be rude. So it’s better to ignore.

But what about the male folks in the industry, those who admire and love you? How do manage them, mixing emotions with profession

It depends on how you relate with them. I’ve people who have asked me out in the industry and I turned them down. You hear people say that in the industry they sleep with one another. But it’s what you want. Nobody can force you to do anything in this life. It takes two to tango. So anybody that’s harassed put herself in that position.

Have you been harassed sexually on a movie set, like no sex no role?

Never! At what age?

How do you manage your fellow ladies- the betrayal, the gossip?

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That’s a good question. I am more of an introvert, I don’t really go out. So most times, I have, you know, lovely people around me like my siblings. And most times, I don’t associate more with my mates. I associate with people who are older than I am. They tell me things and put me through about life, so you won’t see me where they are gossiping. I can’t control what people say about me but I can control their perception of me. Anybody that gossips about me it’s their choice, but you won’t see me gossiping about people because I won’t put myself in that situation. So you don’t just say anything about me. That doesn’t mean I don’t go to party.

You just came back from traveling from Ibadan and tomorrow you’re going on a movie set, Wednesday in Abeokuta, how do you balance this with the family life?

Well, my people understand the kind of job I do and they understand me.

Are you married?

No, but soon.

The relationship between my boss and I, Odunlade, is that of a boss and subordinate. I’ve known him for like over 10 years now

How do you find time to relax with your busy schedules, movie location and everything?

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Most times I take two days off or a week and travel out of the country.

What else do you do aside from acting?

There are other things I will be doing in the future. I’m a business person. Let’s see how things unfold.

It is often perceived that Yoruba movies are local and English is ‘posh’ and English actors make more money than Yoruba actors.

It is because they shoot their own films in English. There’s nothing spectacular about them and they can see us as razz people. Most of their productions are low budget productions. All those ones they did in Onitsha. They don’t have storylines. We do. Yorubas believe in helping one another. Feature in mine and I will feature in yours which doesn’t happen in English Nollywood movies.

Yoruba movie industry is always based on relationships which is killing the business aspect of the industry. It’s one of the things I’m not happy about. You call me for a role and you want to pay me 200k for a role I should collect like 1million for. It’s not nice. And if I agree to do it for 200k that means I will call you to do mine for me for that amount.

So professionally the English part of the industry has the edge

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They are not doing anything spectacular. We have a better story line. But we need to invest. They are investing their money in it. That is all they are doing. Absolutely, nothing else. So we need to cut our low budget productions. If you want to produce like five films in a year, reduce it to two or one, put your money together and produce that just one film and make it a standard one.

I’ve not seen any Yoruba movie in the cinema yet.

There are Yoruba movies in cinema. Yes. Some Southwest cinemas take it from us but if it’s not like 70% English and 30% Yoruba, some cinemas like Silverbird will not accept it from you.

You’re planning on working on cinema movie. Would you be producing a full length Yoruba movie?

Most definitely. I won’t want to do that because even this life, you have to mix both Yoruba and English together.

Are you a twin because people call you Ejire?

Yes, I am. I have a twin sister. We look alike but not very identical.

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“I hate Love, I caught my man in bed with another woman” – Adedimeji Lateef’s wife Mo Bimpe says as she breaks into tears (Video)

I hate Love, I caught my man in bed with another woman – Adedimeji Lateef’s wife Mo Bimpe says as she breaks into tears (Video)

In a recent video, actress Oyebade Adebimpe, also known as Mo Bimpe, who is the wife of well-known Nollywood actor Adedimeji Lateef, sobs as she discusses how much she despises love.

Mo Bimpe revealed in the video she posted on her official Instagram profile last night, January 6, 2023, that she had found the love of her life having a sexual encounter with another lady.

Mo Bimpe, who is currently in the United States with her partner Lateef, claims that the lady her partner has an affair with is an intern she brought to him.

In the video, Mo Bimpe voiced her extreme resentment as she said that her lover had broken her because of her love for him and further characterized him as ungrateful and deserving of death.

However, a closer look at the video reveals that the actress is delivering a monologue for the #KAVxLaCaseraMakeItHappenAuditions competition.

See reactions that have started trailing the video of Mo Bimpe below;

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Checkout Famous Female Celebrities And Their Pregnancy Photos

2022 has been an amazing year for most female celebrities, as many of them announced the news of their pregnancies on social media.

However, most of these celebrities could his their joy, as they keep thrilling their fans and other social media users with stunning pictures of themselves stepping out with multiple pregnancy outfits, as they flaunt their baby bumps.

Rounding up the year, let’s check out some of the female celebrities who followed the trend of showing off their baby bump online this year;

• Famous American singer, Rihanna didn’t failed to inspire her fans during her pregnancy period, as she thrilled many fashion lovers with multiple pregnancy outfits, flaunting her baby bumps. Below are some of her pregnancy outfits that inspire lots of her fans.

• Another Female singer that followed this trend is Kash Doll, the rapper keeping updating her fans with multiple pictures of her self flaunting her baby bump.

• Beautiful Australian model, Shanina Shaik, didn’t allow her pregnancy to interfere with her modelling career, as she kept walking on the runway of different fashion shows, flaunting their pregnancy outfits.

She also flooded her social media page with multiple pictures of herself flaunting her baby bump.

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• Another American singer that falls under this category is Jhené Aiko, as she welcomed a child with her celebrity lover, Big Sean.

During her pregnancy period, she took to her social media handler to show off her baby bump.

• American reality television personality, singer and actress, Heidi Blair Pratt is among the beautiful women that welcomed a child this year. Before her delivery, she flaunted cute pictures of herself flaunting her baby bump.

It may interest you to know that Nigerian celebrities are not left out as a good number of individuals from different sectors of the Nigerian entertainment industry showed off their baby dump on social media.

• Famous Nigerian dancer, Korra Obidi, didn’t stay a week without flaunting her pregnancy pictures online, as she kept her fans updated with videos and pictures of herself flaunting her pregnancy.

• Another celebrity dancer who did the same is Jemena, the popular dancer who welcomed her first child this year kept inspiring other women with her cute pregnancy photoshoots.

• Female comedian, Kiekie got lots of her fans talking when she first revealed her baby dump online.

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The actress and comedian, kept flaunting her pregnancy photoshoots online, as she received lots of congratulatory messages form her fans.

• Beautiful Nollywood actress and movie producer, Actress Amarachi Igidimbah made headlines on social media when she revealed she was pregnant and expecting her first child. Below are some pregnancy pictures she flaunted.

• Nigerian actress, Seilat Adebola Adebowale, welcomed her first child this year. See lovely pictures of the actress flaunting her pictures.

• Nollywood actress, Christabel Egbenya joined the league of proud mothers this year. The beautiful actress thrilled many of her fans with pictures of her baby bump.

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